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Disney Announces More Information Surrounding Fully-Immersive Star Wars Hotel (UPDATE)

UPDATE (August 23, 2019): At this week’s D23 expo, Disney finally announced a name and concept for its much-anticipated Star Wars vacation experience, first spoken of at D23 2017. The hotel itself will be modeled after a Rebel starcruiser named The Halcyon and will be fully integrated into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood […]

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Stream Powers Pleasant’s Debut Project ‘Life Is Beautiful’

Pro Era DJ/producer Powers Pleasant has finally released his debut project Life Is Beautiful, featuring the likes of Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg (“Pull Up“), Denzel Curry, and more. The 8-track effort showcases a touch of boom-bap instrumentals, heavy West Coast rap influences, and a number of standout cuts like “Can’t Fucc Wit It” and “Purified.” […]

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Rucci Unveils New Video for ‘Tako’s Son’ Highlight “I Ain’t Gon Lie”

Last week, Inglewood legend-in-the-making Rucci released his anticipated debut studio album Tako’s Son. Propelled by its lead single “Keep Going,” Tako’s Son served as it’s creator’s first project for EMPIRE and delivered 14 new tracks to listeners, including joint records with Shoreline Mafia, Kalan FrFr, AzChike, 1TakeJay and more. Now, further supporting his latest full-length […]

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Paul Rouphail’s Corrupt & Abused Still Lifes Take Over Stems Gallery

Philadelphia-based artist Paul Rouphail has an unconventional approach when it comes to painting still lifes. Rouphail’s oil on canvas works often portray uncanny arrangements of inanimate objects set against domestic interiors. These pairings of commonplace items occasionally form a face or explode within his visuals of the urban environment.The artist is set to launch a […]

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Best New Tracks: Kano, Lizzo, Tainy, Audrey & More

Last week, we spotlighted new releases from Young Thug, Freddie Gibbs, Madlib, Mozzy and more. For this week’s edition of our Best New Tracks series, we’re bringing attention to new deliveries from Audrey, Kano, Tainy, Lightshow, Towkio, Ramriddlz, Lizzo and DaBaby. Audrey – “TIME” Korean-American R&B vocalist, Audrey, shared her latest release, “Time” alongside the […]

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SAINt JHN Taps Meek Mill, Lil Baby, Lenny Kravitz & More for ‘Ghetto Lenny’s Love Songs’

Less than two weeks after unveiling his Meek Mill-assisted Ghetto’s Lenny’s Love Songs single “Anything Can Happen,” SAINt JHN is delivering his sophomore studio album in its entirety. Ghetto Lenny’s Love Songs features 14 new tracks from its creator, including the aforementioned collaboration with Meek Mill and joint records with Lil Baby, Lenny Kravitz, Diplo […]

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HYPEBEAST Staff Guess YEEZY 500 Colorways

Since the YEEZY 500 “Bone White” was leaked and teased earlier in the year, many sneakerheads, Kanye fans and HYPEBEAST staff have likely wondered, “haven’t I seen this colorway before?” It’s a proper question, as these off-white, taupe-tinged sneakers have a look that’s quite similar to last spring’s “Blush” iteration. And as if the hues […]

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Jidenna Releases New Album “85 to Africa” and Releases ‘Worth the Weight’ Video

Following the debut of an announcement trailer, Jidenna has released his anxiously awaited sophomore effort 85 To Africa alongside new visuals for his single aptly named “Worth the Weight.” Alongside the new project, a new tour across North America was announced, which is slated to begin in October.The 11-track album includes previously released tracks such […]

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size? and Vans Stitch Together Third Patchwork Sneaker Collaboration

Though size? has kept busy with frequent adidas collaborations, its joint efforts with Vans remain longstanding fan favorites. Thus, sneakerheads should rejoice at the news that the Manchester-based boutique has rejoined the California-based sneaker brand for “Patchwork III,” the pair’s third mismatched silhouette. This time, the Bold Ni is the model of choice, sporting a […]

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A Closer Look at FILA’s Disruptor 2 “Zebra” and Nike’s “Crimson/Gold” Air Max 200

As the latest additions to Bloomingdale’s impressive selection of sneakers, the FILA Disruptor 2 Premium “Zebra” and Nike Air Max 200 cater to footwear enthusiasts with bold personal style. With their graphic yet distinct details, the offerings represent the breadth of noteworthy shoes available from the retailer.The Nike Air Max 200 is the newest member […]

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Streetsnaps: Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa’s music career never followed the mainstream, taking all kinds of side roads to success as the 26-year-old creative blazed his own trail. After first breaking out as the wide-eye teenage frontman of the Chicago group Kids These Days, he developed a successful solo career once the group disbanded in 2013, spending the next […]

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Wood Wood Hits the Slopes With Second FW19 Drop

After presenting its Fall/Winter 2019 collection back in July, Wood Wood has released the second round of its “Come Down Easy” seasonal drop.The collection draws inspiration from the brand’s Nordic heritage, delivering knitwear, outerwear and performance pieces that work both on the runway and in alpine conditions. Several nods to skiing, climbing and mountaineering are […]

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